The Jalopy Journal
That's a lot of stuff. Block possibly not clean enough? Maybe drop the pan and look at some bearings to be sure. Not saying it's from bearings ....
I have a feeling the cat is waiting on the mouse. lol.
Looks like the weiner is about to catch some guardrail. LOL.
Yes this can be a tough place. But when push comes to shove, it"s a good place to be. Danny...good on you. Things have a way of coming around !!!...
Don't mean to butt in to the conversation but the guy ain't a gearhead. LOL
That is a sad deal. Lippy lurking. :)
That's a solid lifter engine, have you adjusted the valves lately? Maybe an intake a little tight? Lippy
Congrats neat coupe! Lippy:cool:
Sorry thought you were looking at aluminum heads too. Lippy
We had good luck with Edelbrock Victor Jrs on a 408 . [ATTACH] Lippy
Comp eliminator maybe. Lippy
Looks great! Lippy:cool:
Internet and social media have changed our world immensely. I have been to farm auctions where a guy use to have a CHANCE to buy a part or...
And yes Velie was the maternal grandson of John Deere. Lippy
The OX-5 was watercooled 90 h.p. My Dad had a Waco 9 with one in it. Lippy
Thanks for the pics!!! Great collection. Lippy
Johnny, from what I understand, in a perfectly round bore, rings will rotate on the piston. In an eggshaped hole the rings will find their own...
Back in the day we use to run 12.5 to 1 and even higher on the street and run it every day. To school, work, streetracing ect... We would get blue...
Valve rods indicating a bad valve guide? What?
That looks like a shorty torqueflite. Congrats another score! Lippy
The APC's we had had a 307 chevy in them. Lippy
I always had Henry at Velasco's do them while it was out there. Any machine shop can do it. Lippy
Couple of grille bars in the center might help?
That would be a tough one to modify. Maybe an AMX type of front end on it or something. Jeez IDK.
I applaud you Jim. I figured this was the perfect way to show some of the younger crowd who may be down on bucks another way of getting an old car...
That's great! We need more new blood!! Looks like she was enjoying herself!! :cool::)
Probably outlast the car. LOL. Lippy
I don't think you want to remove any material from anywhere, that's why I said a ball hone/glaze breaker. I thought this was a quickie ring job so...
Get the crankshaft bolt holes tapped. That is the way to end the misery. ;) Lippy
You'll have your answer soon enough. :D
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